About Scott Orchard
Scott Orchard is a designer and web developer living in Orange County, California, who specializes in Wordpress or Shopify-based e-commerce projects. I’m available for hire.
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I’m a web designer and developer living in Orange County, CA. I’ve been in the design field since 2002. In April 2007 I decided to pursue an ambition of mine and have start my own design business offering the same services. Though I used wear a lot of hats, providing graphic and print design services, my primary focus is the web, both design and development. I’m well-versed in cross-platform development, and cross-browser layout issues, having designed and developed projects on both Apple and Windows computers, though I prefer doing all design and development on a Macbook Pro.

I commonly use the following platforms for web projects, WordPress, FoxyCart, Shopify and (mt) Media Temple for website hosting.

Services

  • Website and User Interface Design (HTML, CSS, & jQuery/JavaScript)
  • Mobile / Responsive Design
  • Web Development (Hand-coding, WordPress, PHP & MySQL)
  • E-Commerce Development (FoxyCart, FoxyShop & Shopify)
  • Ability to source and manage 3rd party vendors
  • Strong communication skills with experience in negotiating contracts
  • Graphic Design (Identity, Stationary, Documents, Invitations, Menus, & Advertisements)
  • Email Marketing Campaigns (Design & Programming)
  • Social Media Marketing
  • SEO, SEM, Display Ads Experience
  • Website Hosting (Linux/UNIX, some Windows IIS experience)
  • Interactive Design (Flash, ActionScript & After Effects) Though I loved spending hours crafting the perfectly eased animation, there haven’t been as many requests for Flash after the rise of mobile.

Selected Client List

ACME Real Estate
Adlink
AIGA Los Angeles
Alumni Media
American Racing
BigBand Networks
bettershelter
Bosley
California Health & Longevity Institute
Cerritos Public Library
Citrix
CMg Design
Dazz Motorsports
Dewey Nicks
Dole Food Company, Inc.
Dressed Santa Barbara
EVGA
Evolve Media
Fairlane Exhibit Co.
Fleur de lis Events
Fox Racing
Georgia Pacific
GHA Companies
Habitat for Humanity
Han Asian Vodka
Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI)
Huntington Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau
Imperial Barber Products
Interface Flooring
IronKey
JNR, Inc.
Kakoon Knits
Kama Sutra
Larry Vigon
LALIFF
Luxury Brand Group
Manage My Life NYC
Mercury Insurance
Microdevices Laboratory – NASA JPL
Orange County Museum of Art
Parsons Corporation
Paul Mitchell The School
Primary Color
Pure Beauty
Reiter Affiliated Companies
Rusack Vineyards
SALT. Optics
SeeCommerce
Shape-Up Day Spa
Solomon Financial
Spoonfactory Design
The Event Loft
Thinkwell Group
Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Work Experience

I’ve been running my own design business since 2007. Prior to that, I was the Senior Web Developer at Evolve Media in Brea, CA from 2002 to April 2007. Before working for Evolve Media, I spent years working as server and bartender at various restaurants in Southern California, which I credit for a recognition of the importance of customer service and instilling humility.

Education

In 2002, I graduated top of my class in and received my Associate Science Degree in Multimedia from Brooks College in Long Beach, CA, the curriculum consisted of graphic design, web design and development, interactive design, motion graphics and video production. Previous to Brooks, I was enrolled at Orange Coast College, after graduating form Huntington Beach High School in 1994. At OCC I studied a variety of subjects including film, political science, mathematics and business. Though I had a solid background in business, I’d developed a passion for design and decided on a change of pace and began to focus on creative subjects with a transfer to Brooks College. I achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in November 1991.